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British butchers and bunglers of World War One

by Laffin, John.

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Gloucestershire [England], [Wolfeboro, N.H., USA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.,
    • Generals -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Casualties.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Laffin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD546 .L34 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1716218M
      ISBN 100750901799
      LC Control Number92018632


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For too long, Dr John Laffin maintains, the military reputation of British Generals in World War I has not been examined critically enough, and he asks how those responsible for catastrophic defeats were able to retain their commands/5.

John Laffin's book is bad history. Nowhere does he constrast the problems facing the French at Verdun with and the British on the Somme.

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British Butchers & Bunglers of World War One by John Laffin (). None of these works are reflected in the new version of British Butchers and Bunglers. This is a book which has passed into legend, its very title used by revisionist historians of the First World War to stand for an entire genre of 'lions led by donkeys' books whose day has now passed.

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texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK British butchers and bunglers of World War One Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. British butchers and bunglers of World War One by Laffin, John. Publication date TopicsPages: This book has got the sort of title - "British Butchers" - that ordinarily I would not be particularly attracted to, as it sounds like some sort of anti-war 'rant', probably a pacifist tract, as were so many books about World War One, or "The Great War", as it was known in its day, and as it still is known in Europe/5.

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Butchers and Bunglers is an intensely personal book. It is born of Laffin’s childhood, and the memories – and scars – carried by his parents, both of whom were nurses in the Australian Army Nursing Service .